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Aedes albopictus
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Gut Microbe helps thwart Salmonella

Salmonella infections can have serious consequences for certain high-risk groups, such as young children, the elderly and individuals whose immune systems are functionally compromised. Most people
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Tuberculosis: The Search for New Drugs Continues

Every year on 24 March, we commemorate Robert Koch’s discovery of the tubercle bacillus. Almost 140 years later, tuberculosis is still the leading infectious disease with the most number of deaths
Klebsiella pneumoniae

Natural Antibiotics: Joining Forces in the Fight against resistant Bacteria

The Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research and Evotec AG are joining forces in the development of new broadband antibiotics targeting Gram-negative pathogens. The research activities will initially
Memento Research Award 2019
© Jörg Schaaber

Jürgen May is awarded the 2019 Memento Research Award

This year, the Memento Research Award for neglected diseases goes to Professor Jürgen May from the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) in Hamburg. The jury honours his longstanding

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